Man arrested in Des Moines woman's murder

(Des Moines, IA) -- Des Moines Police have charged a man in a woman's murder last year. Twenty-seven-year-old Antonio Hodges is charged in the death of 33-year-old Catherine Bobbitt last April. Hodges was recently taken into custody on a Material Witness Warrant. He's in the Polk County Jail, charged with First Degree Murder and Intimidation with a Dangerous Weapon.

Bobbitt was shot April 3rd last year, at 33rd and Hickman. She died at the hospital.

Police say officers were called to the intersection shortly before 4 p.m. on April 3rd and found an unresponsive woman with a gunshot injury. Medics began CPR and took the patient to the hospital, where she died two hours later.

Police issued a Material Witness Warrant for Antonio Markez Hodges, who initially fled the area and authorities were unable to locate him. U-S Marshall's took Hodges into custody February 3rd this year in northwest Des Moines.

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